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    Looking for LBS

    I just moved to the Charlotte, NC area. I live off of East Independance in Matthews. Any LBS suggestions for a newcomer?

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    I'll bump this, It seems as though I've seen members from N. Carolina before!

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    Nice avatar...can you post a vid of you doing the robot?

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    which brands are you looking for? If you know this, than you can usually look on the brand's website.

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    I think Epic cycles is down that way.You could look in the yellow pages.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
    Nice avatar...can you post a vid of you doing the robot?
    Sorry, no vids of me doing the robot that I can show on here.

    The reason I'm searching for suggestions for an LBS is so I can get some info on the local riding scene (mountain & road). Forums are great but you can't beat talking with people in person about this kind of stuff. Thanks to all who replied.

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    Try Black Sheep. I have not been there but, they have a good reputation from what I can tell and, are heavy into mountain bikes - the 29ers included.

    http://www.blacksheepcycles.com/

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    They have this book, it gets published every year. They call it a Telephone Directory. It is in two major sections, pages that are white and pages that are yellow. You want to look in the YELLOW PAGES. This section is ordered in ascending alphabetical. Look for the part that has the heading "Bicycles".


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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    They have this book, it gets published every year. They call it a Telephone Directory. It is in two major sections, pages that are white and pages that are yellow. You want to look in the YELLOW PAGES. This section is ordered in ascending alphabetical. Look for the part that has the heading "Bicycles".

    The last time I checked the yellow pages don't give feedback. This is why they have online forums, so I can get the opinion of others. It's a pretty useful tool when there aren't a bunch of smart@$$ remarks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    They have this book, it gets published every year. They call it a Telephone Directory. It is in two major sections, pages that are white and pages that are yellow. You want to look in the YELLOW PAGES. This section is ordered in ascending alphabetical. Look for the part that has the heading "Bicycles".

    Yeah, I think there's a section in the Yellow Pages that differentiates the good mechanics from the crap-suckers as well as the sales staff that will sell you something the wrong size just to get rid of their old stock instead of sizing you properly...isn't there?

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    Sometimes if not for the smartass remarks, some OP's would get no replies.

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    I would suggest this one; but it is about 2,588 miles from you:


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    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    I would suggest this one; but it is about 2,588 miles from you:

    did they pay you to say that

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    Quote Originally Posted by crackerjab View Post
    The last time I checked the yellow pages don't give feedback. This is why they have online forums, so I can get the opinion of others. It's a pretty useful tool when there aren't a bunch of smart@$$ remarks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BenLi View Post
    which brands are you looking for? If you know this, than you can usually look on the brand's website.
    Oh my.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fable View Post
    Oh my.
    I had assumed that like most of the people on this forum, they wanted "to buy ma frist mountain biek" But judging from the thread, he is just looking for a place to hook up with. My bad assumption

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    Hey man welcome to NC. I live over in Greensboro but last time I went there to my cousins house, I passed epic cycles. It looks like a good shop. As far as places to ride do you know any yet because your close to some hot appalachian spots.

    PS. If your ever over in Greensboro, try out Owls Roost Trail in Burmil park. Its the best trail we've got in Greensboro.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    Sometimes if not for the smartass remarks, some OP's would get no replies.
    You make a valid point. Touche'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tra!l ! View Post
    Hey man welcome to NC. I live over in Greensboro but last time I went there to my cousins house, I passed epic cycles. It looks like a good shop. As far as places to ride do you know any yet because your close to some hot appalachian spots.

    PS. If your ever over in Greensboro, try out Owls Roost Trail in Burmil park. Its the best trail we've got in Greensboro.
    Thanks alot. I haven't been on any trails yet. If I can get away from unpacking and work maybe I'll get some trail time in by the end of the year.

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